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Berlin Writers' Workshop Community Reading

  • Lettrétage 61 Mehringdamm Berlin, Berlin, 10961 Germany (map)

The Berlin Writers' Workshop is proud to present the second workshop reading, featuring fiction, poetry, and nonfiction produced in the classes by members of the Berlin Writers' Workshop community.

Free entry. Limited seating.


About the authors:

Vanessa Bade is a 23 year old Liberal Arts student. After a number of transnational moves, she's found a home in writing and intends to stay amongst words for a while.

Sanders I. Bernstein is a PhD Candidate in the English Department at the University of Southern California. Along with the novel from which he will read, he is currently at work on his dissertation, which describes (proto)fascism in the United States between 1914 and 1933. His writing has appeared in various publications including the Los Angeles Review of Books,, and The Bad Version, an online and print literary magazine that he founded and edited from 2011 to 2014.

Caitlin L. Chandler is an investigative and longform journalism based in Berlin. She is the recipient of a 2019 Migration Media Award and an Otto Brenner Preis as part of a cross-border team. Previously Caitlin was a International Reporting Project fellow and an Anne LaBastille Writing Resident. Her work has appeared in the New York Review of Books, The Nation, Guernica, Politico, Dissent, Africa is a Country and other publications.

Brooke is a writer and artist making and breaking it in Berlin, the city of her dreams. You can find her work on the app Galatea, where she works writing addictive fiction.

Mikaela Conley is a New York- and Berlin-based journalist whose writing appears in/on the BBC, Yahoo News, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Glamour, Condé Nast Traveler,, and others. Her work and various fellowships have sent her reporting around the world, including to Tanzania, Uganda, Indonesia, Palestine, and throughout the U.S. and Europe. She has a master's degree from Columbia University and grew up in rural New Hampshire. She will be reading from her novel in progress.

Amie Lin (b. 1978, Taipei) is a Taiwanese-American Visual Artist who has been living and working in Berlin since early 2014. Lin studied Psychology and Graphic Design at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in 2001. She later obtained her Master’s degree in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in New York in 2005. Lin is interested in semantics and is fascinated by the relationship between words and imagery. Her work often incorporate letters, characters, symbols and phrases taken from various languages.

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